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The Australian Private Health Insurance Boom: Was It Subsidies Or Liberalised Regulation?

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  • H.E. FRECH III
  • SANDRA HOPKINS
  • GARRY MACDONALD

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  • H.E. Frech Iii & Sandra Hopkins & Garry Macdonald, 2003. "The Australian Private Health Insurance Boom: Was It Subsidies Or Liberalised Regulation?," Economic Papers, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 22(1), pages 58-64, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:econpa:v:22:y:2003:i:1:p:58-64
    DOI: j.1759-3441.2003.tb00336.x
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